2016 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 largest Private Carriers in the U.S. and Canada
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Rankings
Rank This Year Rank Last Year Company Tractors Truckssort ascending Pickups/ Cargo Vans Trailers Annual Sales
1 1 PepsiCo Inc. 9,950 14,304 - 16,102 $63.1 billion
25 17 Clean Harbors Inc. 1,347 4,662 - 3,109 $3.3 billion
19 70 American Air Liquide Holdings 1,754 4,117 - 3,126 -
40 33 Cemex USA 902 3,968 - 1,416 $3.9 billion
96 83 Bimbo Bakeries USA 399 3,806 - 895 -
82 - Stericycle Inc. 506 3,544 - 1,923 $3.0 billion
49 36 Nestle USA 735 3,205 - 1,527 $9.7 billion
15 18 Dean Foods Co. 2,135 2,752 422 5,239 $8.1 billion
35 35 Builders FirstSource Inc. 990 2,541 - 1,693 $6.1 billion
57 61 ABC Supply Co. 633 2,400 254 898 -
9 7 Agrium Inc. 3,930 2,315 7,457 6,297 $14.8 billion
51 45 Linde North America 733 2,270 - 1,899 $2.0 billion
23 23 United Rentals Inc 1,420 2,204 - 1,484 $5.8 billion
24 14 CHS Inc. 1,376 2,148 - 2,154 $34.6 billion
44 - Southern Glazer's Wine $amp;amp; Spirits 802 2,111 - 1,276 -
66 58 Love's Travel Stops 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
67 74 Oldcastle Inc. 585 2,048 - 1,474 -
39 38 Sunbelt Rentals 919 1,972 - 1,058 $3.3 billion
29 28 Helena Chemical Co. 1,172 1,932 - 2,575 -
14 16 Baker Hughes 2,282 1,813 - 2,856 $15.7 billion
31 30 Praxair Inc. 1,115 1,787 - 3,677 $10.8 billion
73 69 MDU Resources Group 553 1,747 - 1,718 $4.2 billion
11 11 C & J Energy Services 2,970 1,661 - 4,580 $1.7 billion
2 2 Sysco Corp. 8,391 1,404 355 10,320 $48.7 billion
32 31 Prairie Farms Dairy 1,104 1,386 234 2,968 -
7 10 Schlumberger Limited 3,994 1,314 - 4,770 $35.5 billion
5 5 Halliburton Co. 5,637 1,160 - 9,509 $23.6 billion
4 4 Coca-Cola Co. 5,664 1,054 - 7,465 $44.3 billion
37 27 Key Energy Services 946 998 - 949 $0.8 billion
93 98 J.R. Simplot Co. 408 876 - 1,485 -
76 67 Pilot Thomas Logistics 542 826 - 870 -
97 92 Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. 397 748 - 431 $1.5 billion
34 41 Darling Ingredients 1,016 682 355 4,141 $3.4 billion
41 48 Ahold Delhaize Group 885 661 - 3,992 -
8 8 Reyes Holdings 3,936 616 536 4,782 $24.0 billion
30 20 Weatherford International 1,136 605 - 3,297 $9.4 billion
28 44 Calfrac Well Services 1,270 568 - 2,097 $1.5 billion
42 87 Coca-Cola Bottling United 806 424 - 962 -
20 21 Basic Energy Services 1,620 386 - 1,819 $0.8 billion
6 6 U.S. Foods 5,242 354 - 6,530 $23.0 billion
10 9 McLane Co. 3,837 305 9 5,283 $48.0 billion
56 56 Mondelez International 680 230 50 780 $29.6 billion
63 51 Nuverra Environmental Solutions 608 223 - 873 $0.4 billion
83 - Swire Coca-Cola USA 496 218 - 615 -
3 3 Wal-Mart Stores 6,277 199 - 66,191 $482.1 billion
95 - Select Energy Services 407 193 - 1,050 -
61 72 Cudd Energy Services 619 183 - 958 -
99 - Mobile Mini 389 178 - 428 $0.5 billion
75 80 SE Independent Delivery Services 545 175 - 1,401 -
90 83 The H.T. Hackney Co. 438 170 - 578 -
87 78 Pepsi Bottling Ventures 468 146 199 534 -
91 88 Mohawk Industries 420 138 - 2,217 $8.6 billion
81 80 Foster Farms 507 134 - 1,345 -
12 13 Performance Food Group 2,814 132 - 3,500 $11.7 billion
58 73 Energy Transfer Partners 629 120 - 740 $34.3 billion
42 37 Veritiv Corp. 806 106 117 1,274 $8.7 billion
88 - Anheuser-Busch LLC 452 99 - 364 -
48 54 Core-Mark Holding Co. 745 98 - 911 $11.1 billion
49 47 Univar Inc. 735 97 65 1,761 -
74 40 Air Products Inc. 550 95 420 2,000 $9.9 billion
84 94 KeHE Distributors 470 94 40 686 -
100 93 Valley Proteins Inc. 385 94 40 1,075 -
62 - Brenntag North America 612 89 - 1,513 $11.5 billion
13 15 Dr Pepper Snapple Group 2,293 87 1,165 2,902 $6.4 billion
65 63 Archer Daniels Midland 602 87 - 1,702 $67.7 billion
60 50 Lowe's Companies Inc. 624 72 - 640 $59.1 billion
80 71 Bunzl Distribution USA 511 66 52 920 -
78 76 Shamrock Foods Co. 539 61 75 757 -
52 46 Kellogg Co. 710 60 - 1,153 $13.5 billion
16 12 Tyson Foods 2,122 59 - 6,105 $40.6 billion
93 96 Maines Paper & Food Service 408 58 - 506 $4.0 billion
54 42 Shaw Industries Group 697 55 238 3,233 -
45 60 Food Services of America 772 55 - 741 -
38 39 Ben E. Keith Co. 941 46 - 1,170 -
68 62 Golden State Foods 580 45 - 794 $7.0 billion
71 48 Perdue Farms Inc. 567 39 582 1,627 -
18 19 Gordon Food Service 1,787 36 - 2,453 -
21 22 Kroger Co. 1,557 35 - 5,826 $109.8 billion
72 57 Publix Super Markets 562 18 - 2,696 $32.4 billion
55 65 Quikrete Companies 685 16 - 883 -
92 91 BlueLinx Holdings 414 14 - 644 $1.9 billion
79 74 H.E.B. Grocery Co. 534 9 - 2,208 -
46 43 Walgreen Co. 754 6 - 1,848 $103.4 billion
85 89 Sanderson Farms Inc. 469 5 - 654 $2.8 billion
89 83 Supervalu Inc. 440 4 - 1,815 $17.5 billion
27 29 DOT Foods 1,290 4 17 1,970 -
47 52 United Natural Foods 747 2 - 913 $8.2 billion
98 82 Sentinel Transportation 393 1 - 815 -
53 53 Ashley Furniture Industries 709 1 10 3,400 -
69 86 Sherwin-Williams Co. 571 1 - 1,548 $11.3 billion
85 79 Ace Hardware Corp. 469 1 - 1,413 $4.7 billion
70 59 JBS USA Holdings 569 0 - 1,302 -
59 55 Advanced Drainage Systems 625 0 - 1,100 -
77 68 C&S Wholesale Grocers 541 0 - 1,434 $30.0 billion
63 64 Maxim Crane Works 608 0 - 985 -
35 34 Plains All American Pipeline 990 - - 1,930 $23.2 billion
22 26 Albertsons 1,497 - - 6,021 -
26 25 Gibson Energy Inc. 1,300 - - 2,500 $5.6 billion
33 32 Pilot Flying J Inc. 1,032 - - 1,314 -
17 - Femsa Logistica 1,920 - - 2,308 $0.8 billion
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On the Bubble

Autozone (363 tractors), is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 5,000 stores in US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil.
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Business, Top 100

Turning Grease Into Gold

Valley Proteins truck

In six decades, Valley Proteins has gone from a fleet of a single truck to a fleet of nearly 500 tractors and more than 100 straight trucks.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Retailers, Private Fleets Expand Delivery Options to Keep Pace With E-Commerce Demand

Udelv Autonomous Truck

The inexorable growth of e-commerce and rising consumer expectations are quickly elevating the cost and complexity of final-mile delivery.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

2019 Top 100 Private Carriers

US Foods truck

While stability reigns across much of this year’s Transport Topics Top 100 Private Carriers list, the new rankings do reflect some significant shake-ups.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Insourcing Versus Outsourcing Final-Mile Transportation

Aaron's Delivery Truck

As demand for file-mile delivery continues to expand, retailers must decide whether to outsource home delivery to a third-party carrier or handle it in-house through a private fleet.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Shippers Turn to Transportation to Reduce Emissions

Smithfield Bacon Truck

In an increasingly environmentally conscious world, many companies are adopting more sustainable transportation methods to reduce their carbon footprint.

Savannah Kelley | Special to Transport Topics
August 26, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

Ocean Spray Partners With Uber Freight to Help Streamline Its Supply Chain

Ocean Spray Partners with Uber Freight

Ocean Spray, best known for its fruit juices, snacks and cranberry sauce to accompany Thanksgiving turkeys, has taken a new approach to transporting those products to market.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 26, 2019
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About Us: Transport Topics' Top 100 Private Carriers

2017 Top 100 Private Cover

Learn more about Transport Topics' Top 100 Private Carriers

August 26, 2019
Business, Top 100

Interactive Map: Where the 2019 Top 100 Private Carriers Are in North America

Interactive Map

Find out where the carriers are by regions in North America.

August 22, 2019
Business, Top 100

Celadon Gets $165 Million Infusion From Luminus Management

Celadon receives big investment from Luminus Management.

An investor that helped Celadon Group Inc. refinance its debt has acquired nearly half of the company through a $165 million deal that the motor carrier said will help it move forward with its turnaround plans.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon-FedEx Split Sets Battle Lines in E-Commerce Delivery Feud

A FedEx Ground truck

FedEx Corp.’s retreat from handling packages for Amazon.com Inc. signals that the lines are being drawn in the battle over surging e-commerce shipments.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
August 8, 2019

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